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paragonimiasis

 [par″ah-gon″ĭ-mi´ah-sis]
infection with flukes of the genus Paragonimus.

par·a·gon·i·mi·a·sis

(par'ă-gon'i-mī'ă-sis),
Infection with a worm of the genus Paragonimus, especially P. westermani.

paragonimiasis

Infection, usually of the lungs, with the fluke parasite Paragonimus westermani usually acquired by eating raw crabs or crayfish. The condition is commonest in south-east Asia.

par·a·gon·i·mi·a·sis

(par'ă-gon'i-mī'ă-sis)
Infection with a worm of the genus Paragonimus, especially P. westermani.
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In 'Clonorchiasis or paragonimiasis', authors advanced that patients may be infected by paragonimiasis.
Paragonimiasis. Paragonimiasis is an infection caused by lung flukes of the genus Paragonimus.
Later talking to media persons, the Union Minister expressed his happiness on the setting up of the Paragonimiasis Research Laboratory at Kohima.
La paragonimiasis en escolares del valle de Condebamba, Cajamarca-Peru.
The importance of wildlife as reservoirs of human diseases has also been widely recognized for most of the parasitic zoonoses, including American and African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis, balantidiasis, fascioliasis, opisthorchiasis, clonorchiasis, paragonimiasis, schistosomiasis, echinococcosis, taeniasis, diphyllobothriasis, sparganosis, dipylidiasis, trichinellosis, toxocariasis, strongyloidiasis, and Ancylostoma caninum and A.
Hence, a full dietary history is crucial to identify possible exposure risks, as it would also be for anisakiasis ('sushi worms') and gnathostomiasis from raw fish, paragonimiasis from freshwater crabs and crayfish, and trichinosis following ingestion of raw or undercooked pork or more exotic meats such as wild boar, horse, bear or seal, depending on geographic location.
La paragonimiasis es una zoonosis presente en las areas tropicales y subtropicales de Asia, Africa y America, producida por parasitos del genero Paragonimus,los cuales cumplen su ciclo de vida en dos hospederos intermediarios (un molusco o un crustaceo de agua dulce) y un hospedero definitivo (un mamifero, silvestre o domestico) (1,2).
Examples include apical tuberculous fibronodular changes, symmetric bilateral ground glass opacities in pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia, cavitary filling defects of aspergillomas, hepatic and pulmonary hydatid cysts, and pleuroparenchymal changes in paragonimiasis, all of which may calcify, rarely in some cases.
In North America, paragonimiasis is caused by Paragonimus kellicotti flukes (4).
La mayoria de las pruebas inmunoserologicas empleadas para el diagnostico de paragonimiasis usan extractos totales de parasitos adultos como fuente de antigeno.
Paragonimiasis is a parasitic infection of the lungs caused by zoonotic lung flukes of the genus Paragonimus.